SCHLENDORF, PRIOR H.
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Dec. 11 at St. Ann’s Church, Hoboken, for Prior H. “Skeets” Schlendorf, 71, of Lincoln Park, formerly of Hoboken. He passed away Dec. 6 at his residence. Born in Jersey C...
Writing it all down, from Cuba to Hudson County
The struggles and triumphs of Amarilis Presilla and her children
by Jack Silbert
Reporter Correspondent
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She has titled her memoir “Sometimes I Would Like To Sit Down and Cry.” Reminiscing can be painful when Amarilis Presilla thinks back on all the hardships she has known – not just within her family...
Leaving her mark on the world
Charlene Wepner is among this year’s Marist Hall of Fame inductees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Charlene Wepner didn’t need to step out of the shadow of her famous father; she cast her own shadow on Hudson County sports. It was for this reason that she was inducted into the Marist High School...
Writing it all down, from Cuba to Hudson County
The struggles and triumphs of Amarilis Presilla and her children
by Jack Silbert
Reporter Correspondent
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She has titled her memoir “Sometimes I Would Like To Sit Down and Cry.” Reminiscing can be painful when Amarilis Presilla thinks back on all the hardships she has known – not just within her family...
Money and mayors
Final campaign finance reports show big spending in Hoboken politics
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
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The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) released the final campaign finance reports from the mayoral election last week, revealing that Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s victorious reel...
Patching up ‘loved ones’
Local ‘hospital’ specializes in teddy bear and doll health care
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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At this “hospital” on Front Street near the Secaucus town center, a "Doctor Is In" sign hangs in the window. Walking in the front door, visitors find themselves in the “triage” or intake area. A fe...
18 people want to join WNY school board
Two new seats up for grabs in January election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The Jan. 28 election for two Board of Education seats in West New York drew 19 candidates, but one was rejected after filing late. Voters approved the switch from an appointed board to an elected b...
Peace and freedom
Local artist hopes to touch others with NYC exhibit
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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For Erasmo Jorge Gomez of North Bergen, his art is about many things. It’s about exploring a passion he has had since a child. It’s about expressing himself in a way that makes him feel free. It’s ...
Ol’ Blue Eyes: gone, but not forgotten
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Dear Editor: Frank Sinatra was born Dec. 12, 1915 in Hoboken, and subsequently became a giant in the entertainment industry, singing with the big bands, radio, movies, television, concerts...he did...
STAWICKI, EDWARD
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Funeral services were held Dec. 5 for Edward Stawicki, 85. He passed away Dec. 2 at his home. A lifelong Jersey City resident, the son of the late Nellie and Stanley Stawicki, he was a mail clerk f...